Measuring Vapors To Monitor the State of Cure of a Resin
Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia
Thursday, June 01 2006
Excess curing time would no longer be needed as margin against uncertainty.
A proposed noninvasive method of monitoring the cure path and the state of cure of an epoxy or other resin involves measurement of the concentration(s) of one or more compound(s) in the vaporous effluent emitted during the curing process. The method is based on the following general ideas:
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